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Similar words in English and Spanish with different meanings - Part 1

For this first article will cover the words “Actually, Embarrassed and Realize”. As you know, there are many words that are the same or almost the same in English and Spanish, as soon as you hear it, you already know its meaning and even its pronunciation. But there are some exceptions that make Spanish language students confuse.


Corn Atole Guatemalan Recipe

"Atol de Elote" is a traditional ancestral drink of Guatemala, made from sweet yellow corn, has a very special and exquisite taste and texture. For the Mayan culture, corn was a sacred food and was consumed daily, either preparing tamales, tortillas or "atol".


Purposes and resolutions for a new year - Notes and Tips

At the Spanish school, we have completed a new year of work and 35 years of existence, we are very grateful for the experiences we have shared in the year just finished and excited about the new year that begins. That is why we want to share some notes on how we can all plan proposals for a new year.


New Year Traditions in Guatemala

In Guatemala, as in many countries around the world, we have small traditions to say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new year. Some of these traditions originate in other countries and others are typical of Guatemala.


Different meanings for the word "BIEN" in Spanish

The word “bien” is Spanish language has many different meanings and it is a quite common word to hear in any conversation, especially in Latin America. Despite its versatility, it is not very difficult to understand and use.


Traditional Black Tamales Guatemala Recipe

Guatemalan Black tamales ("Tamales Negros") are traditional dish that should be present on your table during the Christmas season, these tamales are also known as "sugar tamales", its rich sweet-flavor makes it different from the popular red sauce tamale we all know, and just like the traditional tamales, you can enjoy them with French bread.


Traditional Molletes for Christmas Guatemalan Recipe

Guatemalan Christmas muffins are very popular during December. They are very similar to Lent Muffins (Holy Week), but with small differences that also make them special and favorite for many at lunchtime for dessert.


Burning of the Devil in 2019 Antigua Guatemala

A devil made of paper, wood and cloth. A devil of an intense red color, in a thoughtful position, thinking the answer to the public complaint. This devil represents a satire of the country's politics.



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